Billionaire producer Haim Saban is asking Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to exempt him from a mandatory tender for outstanding shares in Teutonic TV group ProSiebenSat.1, a…
Helkon SK, the British distrib run by co-founders Simon Franks and Zygi Kamasa, has reverted to its old name Redbus and restructured its operations.
Vivendi Universal has received bids from two French private equity groups for its 58% stake in Gallic film group UGC, as the company continues its efforts to unwind its entertainment assets.
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In what will represent his first outing as a solo director, Albert Hughes ("From Hell") is in advanced negotiations to helm the thriller "Hide and Seek" at Fox 2000 Pictures.
Howard Katz, who resigned as president of ABC Sports two months ago, has joined NFL Films as chief operating officer.
Warner Bros. has acquired rights to Adam Pennenberg's upcoming nonfiction book "Tragic Indifference" (aka "Blood Highways") to be developed and produced by Michael Douglas' production company Furthur…
Ted Turner unloaded more than half his AOL Time Warner stock Monday in a sale worth $789 million but agreed to back management's desire to keep resigning chairman Steve Case on the board of directors.
Lorenzo di Bonaventura has hired Bruckheimer Films' director of development Eric Howsam as VP of production at his Paramount-based shingle.
Warner Bros. has made a low against mid-six figure deal to option the Len Williams' novel "Justice Deferred" as a producing vehicle for Tobey Maguire's Maguire Entertainment.
Viacom's Spike TV has signed a deal with John Leguizamo to create "Zilch & Zero," an animated series geared to young men.